Trailheads Map – Select a marker or see below for more info.

Trailheads Ordered Alphabetically by Name


Wind River Range

Big Sandy Trailhead

Big Sandy is the southernmost trailhead/campground in the Wind River Range, yet still boasts high-use because the trailhead provides access to areas such as the Cirque of the Towers and Pyramid Lake, as well as the Continental Divide Trail. The 54-mile trip from Pinedale is partially paved, but has about 27 miles of gravel and dirt. The last 10 miles of the road are very [ … ] 
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Traffic: High-use  Elevation: 9,080 Feet


Wind River Range

Boulder Lake Trailhead

Boulder Lake Trailhead is a go-to for motivated backcountry anglers. The range's greatest concentration of backcountry fishing is found in the Wind River Range's mid-section, and the Boulder Lake Trailhead provides access to pristine alpine lake and stream fishing. Boulder Lake Trailhead is located approximately 25 miles southeast of Pinedale. The road is partially paved, followed by 10 miles of gravel and dirt road. The Boulder Lake [ … ] 
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Traffic: Medium-use  Elevation: 7,700 Feet


Wind River Range

Burnt Lake Trailhead

Burnt Lake Trailhead provides good fishing access for those who want the solitude of a low-use area. Burnt Lake is located approximately 24 miles from Pinedale and is at an elevation of 8,000 feet. The road is rough gravel and a high-clearance vehicle is recommended. RVs are not advised. There is no drinking water available, and no corrals at the campground. The closest town is Boulder which [ … ] 
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Traffic: Low-use  Elevation: 8,000 Feet


Wind River Range

Elkhart Park Trailhead

Elkhart Park is the trailhead closest to Pinedale, and is a major access point for the Wind River Range. Wyoming's highest peak, Gannett Peak, is most scenically approached from here, as well as Titcomb Basin and Fremont Peak. Elkhart Park is located 15 miles northeast of Pinedale with fully-paved road access. Two trailheads and a campground called Trail's End with 8 campsites make up this entry. [ … ] 
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Traffic: High-use  Elevation: 9,280 Feet


Wind River Range

Green River Lake Trailhead

Green River Lakes trailhead is home to the majestic Squaretop Mountain, which towers over the sprawling river valley. The headwaters of the Green River can be found up the trail at Stroud Glacier, and anglers appreciate the backcountry fishing here. At the northernmost tip of the Wind River Range, this trailhead is located approximately 52 miles north of Pinedale with 21 miles of washboarded gravel and dirt [ … ] 
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Traffic: High-use  Elevation: 8,040 Feet


Wind River Range

Half Moon Lake Trailhead

Half Moon Lake Trailhead is a getaway for anglers seeking solitude, or backpackers wanting good access to the Winds Rivers starting at relatively lower altitudes. Located approximately 11 miles from Pinedale, this is a low-use trail network. The first portion of the road is paved, followed by 2 miles of maintained gravel road to a small parking area. The Half Moon Lake campground is detached from the trailhead [ … ] 
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Traffic: Low-use  Elevation: 7,600 Feet


Wyoming Range

McDougal Gap Trailhead

The McDougal Gap Trailhead puts hikers directly on the Wyoming Range National Recreation Trail and is a major access to the central Wyoming Mountain Range. The McDougal Gap road is the only road that crosses the Wyoming Range and allows access to the Wyoming Range National Recreation Trail from both the west via Sheep Creek, and east via North Cottonwood/Ryegrass Road. The [ … ] 
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Traffic: Low-use  Elevation: 8,020 Feet


Wind River Range

Meadow Lake Trailhead

Meadow Lake Trailhead offers isolation for adventurers who wish for it. This is a low-use trailhead that is not recommended for low clearance vehicles or sedans. No corrals or drinking water at the trailhead. No restrooms or campground nearby. This area receives very light use from other hikers and stock, but is a major access for Timico Lake and some supreme back country fishing [ … ] 
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Traffic: Low-use  Elevation: 8,040 Feet


Wyoming Range

Middle Piney Lake Trailhead

The Middle Piney Lake Trailhead leads to one of the most scenic areas in the Wyoming Range: upper Middle Piney Creek and Wyoming Peak. A historic lookout cabin on the summit of Wyoming Peak offers spectacular views of the surrounding mountain ranges. This trail meets up with the Wyoming Range National Recreation Trail after passing a beautiful waterfall. Access road is single lane gravel surface [ … ] 
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Traffic: Low-use  Elevation: 8,880 Feet


Wind River Range

New Fork Trailhead

The New Fork Lakes and surroundings forest and rocky canyon walls are beautiful. Furthermore, the New Fork Trailhead accesses good mountain stream fishing and a relatively mild approach deep into the central Wind River Range. The trailhead is approximately 24 miles north of Pinedale via highway 352 and about 4 miles of good gravel road. This is a medium-use area at an elevation of 7,800'. Two National [ … ] 
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Traffic: Medium-use  Elevation: 7,890 Feet


Wyoming Range

North Horse Creek Trailhead

The North Horse Creek Trailhead is popular for hiking and mountain biking in summer, and especially snowmobiling and Nordic skiing in winter. The trailhead gives access along Horse Creek and climbs the south side of the Hoback Rim dropping into the Hoback River drainage. Open park and forested slopes make this trail a pleasant ramble along the creek, with easy access [ … ] 
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Traffic: Low-use  Elevation: 7,666 Feet


Wyoming Range

North Piney Trailhead

The Bare Pass Road gives access to several trails in the Wyoming Range including the North Piney. Enjoy open views of the range, broad parks, easy walking, and good fishing and hunting. Due to talus and steep pitches, bike riding is a challenge. Access road is good gravel road which is typically snow-free from late June through September.
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Traffic: Low-use  Elevation: 8,160 Feet


Wind River Range

Scab Creek Trailhead

Scab Creek Trailhead is a go-to for some serious backcountry fishing and spectacular panoramic views in Bonneville Basin of the Wind River Range. Its 7,636 acres adjoins the Bridger Wilderness in the Bridger-Teton National Forest, which lies to the east. Backpackers appreciate the quieter hiking, and anglers can't spend enough time with the countless alpine lakes in this area. The Scab Creek Campground managed by [ … ] 
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Traffic: Low-use  Elevation: 7,870 Feet


Wyoming Range

South Piney Trailhead

The South Piney Creek Trailhead is the southernmost access point for the Wyoming Range National Recreation Trail. The South Piney Creek Road is gravel in good condition and is typically snow-free from late June through September. There are no restroom or water facilities at the trailhead. This easy trail travels through a narrow, winding canyon with small hills and plenty of water available for filtration. [ … ] 
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Traffic: Low-use  Elevation: 8,209 Feet


Wind River Range

Spring Creek Park Trailhead

Spring Creek Park boasts quiet hiking through timber and meadows to gradually gain higher elevations above tree line. The trailhead is located approximately 12 miles north of Pinedale. High clearance vehicles are strongly recommended, and due to the roughness of the road the hiking and stock use is light. There is a large parking area with one corral, but no restrooms or [ … ] 
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Traffic: Low-use  Elevation: 8,480 Feet